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  1. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Oakley has recently changed it now to where all Acetate and Wire frames will be stamped "Made in China." Some used to say this before, while some said "Made in USA" or just nothing at all.

    Basically the frames are made in China, shipped back to the USA for lens installation then tagged as being made in the USA, however now Oakley will be sending the lenses from the US over to China where they will now make and assemble the pairs in China. Oakley admits that the frames have been made in China for "quite some time now."

    (info from an inside source)
     
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  2. Juleye Exclusive Eyewear

    Juleye Exclusive Eyewear http://www.juleye.nl

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    I don't care to much if they are being made in China, as long as the quality stays high. But that stamp... :(
     
  3. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    Thanks Luxottica! :mad:
     
  4. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    agreeed!!!!!!!
     
  5. xmetalfreak

    xmetalfreak Oakley Beginner

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    now the chinese will be more better in making replicas or maybe more "OEM" oakleys will be coming out from china
     
  6. tarheel7734

    tarheel7734 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hmm so what is still made in USA? Just the omatter?
     
  7. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    O-Matter and the recently discontinued X-Metal.

    I have a strange feeling Frogskins are made in China too.
     
  8. OpinionatedOakley

    OpinionatedOakley Oakley Beginner

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    Great, so I've been dropping that much cash on ****ing CHINESE made frames? Wires are my favorite lineup. **** you, Oakley.
     
  9. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Honestly the most important part is that the lenses are still being made in the USA.
     
  10. the piper

    the piper Oakley Collector

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    some O mattter is made in China as well but assembled here...lenses still here for now...with the one world currency kicking in by 2018 it wont matter much...the Powers that Be are speeding up their plans for the New Order of things ...Made in USA is coming to an end...for now...fight the power!